Methodists -- Biography
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder S2557
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typewritten copy of Chester F. Brenton's manuscript, "The Life and Times of Henry Brenton: Minister of the Gospel" dated January 1, 1977. It is the second volume in his Brenton family series and includes family history and information about the early years of Kentucky and Indianapolis and Marion County, Indiana.
Collection — Folder S2185
Scope and Contents There are four items in this collection: (1) Rev. George Knight Hester's 1851 Diary, which is really a memoir, consisting of 18 typed pages; (2-3) a partial letter from Saguaches, Colorado, written on November 14, no year, to "Sister dear" on brown paper with no signature, accompanied by a transcription of the letter; and (4) "Papers Relating To The Hester Family" compiled by the Indiana State Library, 1926. The 1851 document gives the family history from Germany to America,...
Dates: 1851, 1926
Collection — Folder S0838
Scope and Contents This collection includes three clippings of the newspaper column, "A Hoosier Listening Post," written by Kate Milner Rabb. The 1931 columns ran in the Indianapolis Star on September 22, 23 and 25. Each column quotes from the papers of Joseph Tarkington and discusses items of interest, including a scholarship founded by Tarkington at Indiana Asbury University; an October 4, 1864 certificate stating that Mrs. Tarkington had contributed to the Indiana State Sanitary Fair for the relief of sick and...
Collection — Folder S2280
Scope and Contents This collection contains “A History of the North Indiana Conference, Formerly ‘The Wabash Conference’”, written and submitted by conference secretary Alex H. Widney of Rensselaer, Indiana in 1868. The handwritten history was compiled by Widney from “Authentic Papers” and includes a geographical sketch of the North Indiana Conference, historical sketches of the conference sessions from September 1846 to August 1867, a biography of Rev. Samuel W. Widney, a biography of Rev. Thomas Wheat, and an...
Dates: 1857- circa 1918, undated
Collection — Folder S146
Scope and Contents This collection includes a typed diary from Sarah Bovard in Indiana ranging from 1859 to 1871 and a typed copy of "The Bovards of California and U.S.A." and "Six Biographic Sketches" by Reverend John Gabrielson of California, undated.